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Domtar's EarthChoice Ambassadors: 2019 Year-End Review

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As we celebrate the eighth anniversary of the EarthChoice® Ambassador (ECA) program, we know its effect on Domtar communities is stronger than ever, as seen in this year-end review.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Leave Green Footprint in New York City

Volunteers install green roof and enhance grounds at Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics in East Harlem
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This past fall, Timberland convened a team of volunteers in New York to take another step toward fulfilling the brand’s five-year urban greening commitment.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Take Urban Greening to Los Angeles

Volunteers transform 10,000 square feet of vacant lot into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population
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On the third and final stop of Timberland’s three-city 2018 urban greening tour, close to 100 volunteers transformed a vacant lot in Los Angeles into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population.

Urban Greening with Timberland: 3rd Year, 3 Cities

With support from Journey's and the Student Conservation Association, Timberland takes greening commitment to LA, NYC and Chicago
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It’s been 3 years since we launched our five-year Urban Greening commitment. Throughout the years, we’ve learned many valuable lessons, like how to plant a tree without getting your Timbs dirty (just kidding, they always get dirty), how to move two thousand bricks via human chain and most importantly, that we have the potential to do more. So, this year, we set out to green not just one city, but three.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Leave Green Footprint in Chicago

Volunteers install new pocket park and restore a growing garden for seniors in Blue Island neighborhood
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Timberland recently convened a team of volunteers in Chicago to take another step toward fulfilling the brand’s five-year, five-city commitment to double its footprint with urban green spaces by 2021. More than 65 volunteers from Timberland, Journeys, the Student Conservation Association and the local community gathered in the Blue Island neighborhood of Chicago to transform an overgrown triangular lot into a community park and restore a growing garden for residents of a nearby senior center.

Meet 4 SCA Fellows Helping Us Bring Stewardship to Life

Nestlé is partnering with Student Conservation Association for the #NestleCares Day of Volunteering and these fellows are making it happen
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On August 10, we’re celebrating #NestléCares: a national day of volunteering with thousands of volunteers in Nestlé’s 120 U.S. hometowns. Nestlé and the Student Conservation Association are teaming up, to promote water stewardship, sustainability, and environmental conservation with 9 flagship events supported by these four inspiring SCA community engagement fellows:

Kevin Borja: Urban Designer on Randall’s Island wetlands

Student Conservation Association, Southwest Airlines Team Up Once Again to Support Environmental Stewardship

Southwest extends alliance for total support of more than one million dollars
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WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Southwest Airlines today announced their work together is “nonstop and gaining altitude.” SCA, the national leader in youth service and stewardship, and Southwest, the Official Airline of SCA, have renewed their alliance through 2015.  The two-year extension boosts Southwest’s total support and services for SCA to more than one million dollars.

SCA to Engage Volunteer Nationwide in Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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WASHINGTON, DC, January 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Young people across America will unite to strengthen their communities, protect our environment and advance the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a series of MLK Day service projects with the Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship.

SCA Names Top States, Universities & Sites for Conservation Volunteers

SCA Members Build Nearly 1 Million Feet of New Trails in Parks across Nation
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the states and universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation programs in national, state, and local parks during the year from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. SCA also revealed that the National Parks of New York Harbor, where some 200 volunteers restored beaches, habitats and other resources damaged by Hurricane Sandy, topped its list of service sites and partners.

Sizing Up Sally Jewell

Outside Magazine says “SCA is one of America’s greatest programs" in this extensive profile of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
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Outside magazine has published an excellent in-depth profile of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. The article concludes with a ringing endorsement for the work, promise and achievements of SCA:

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